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In His Own Words: Martyn Burke Shares a Scene From Oscar Hopeful Doc "Under Fire"

Below director Martyn Burke shares a scene from his war documenary "Under Fire: Journalists in Combat," which recently 

"Nostalgia for the Light" Wins Big at 2011 IDA Awards

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The International Documentary Association (IDA) announced their 2011 awards during tonight's program, with Chilean filmmaker Patricio Guzmán's "Nostalgia for the Light" receiving the Best Feature award.

NEWS: Rent-free offer at Rio Theatre good for everyone

It started as an attempt to make lemonade from lemons. Now the owner of the Rio Theatre is hoping her experiment will turn into a sweet deal for local artists and her independent business.

Canadian-made video game documentary selected for Sundance screening

A pair of Winnipeg filmmakers who’ve spent the last couple of years producing a documentary about independent game development have received the heady honour of being selected for official screening at Robert Redford’s revered Sundance Film Festival.

VOD rides to the rescue of independent film

The indie film industry has found a life preserver -- and it's not floating in movie theaters.

In fact, it's the very model studios have been unsuccessfully trying to push past theater owners lately: debuting movies on video-on-demand simultaneously -- or even in advance of -- theatrical release.

Here's the Sundance 2012 U.S. And World Competition Lineups; Fest Heads Discuss Their Choices

It's finally here: The first in a series of lineup announcements from the Sundance Film Festival. Indiewire published the 2012 competition this afternoon, which includes 110 features selected from 4,042 submissions. The program represents 31 countries, with 44 films from first-time filmmakers. (Tomorrow will bring details of the NEXT, Park City at Midnight and Spotlight sections.)

Finding the Moment - American Cinema Editors

Editor Aaron Yanes, A.C.E. discusses the process of getting inside of Mike Tyson's head for the documentary Tyson. 

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Sundance 2012 documentaries preview

The importance of Sundance for feature length documentaries grows larger and larger each year.

One only needs look at the number of films that received their world or North American premieres there in January this year to see the influence the festival holds on the rest of the year’s calendar.

How "Khodorkovsky" Turns A Russian Oligarch Into a Free-Speech Martyr

In 2004, Russian oligarch Mikhail Khodorkovsky was on his private jet when he was arrested for tax fraud and oil theft; he was later sentenced to prison in a remote Siberian penitentiary. The scandal created headlines around the world, but in "Khodorkovsky," filmmaker Cyril Tuschi puts forward a very different view: Khodorkovsky may have been the victim of Vladimir Putin's territorial rage when the affluent businessman refused to stay out of political affairs.

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